About Residence Life and Housing

Commencement Housing Assistant


The Commencement Housing Assistant (CHA) is a full-time, undergraduate student who -- under the supervision and direction of the Complex Director of Raoul Hall -- serves as an administrator, facilities liaison, role model, customer service representative, and team member for the Commencement Weekend guests of Raoul Hall. The CHA, in partnership with the Resident Advisor (RA) staff, works to create and maintain a healthy environment for the Commencement Weekend guests as well as the smaller number of remaining students within the building. In carrying out his/her/hir duties, the CHA is expected to treat other students, supervisors, fellow employees, and Commencement Weekend guests with courtesy and respect.


Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:



Concierge Desk Coverage/Customer Service:

Training & Meetings:

Policy Enforcement:

Role Modeling & Attitude:

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Employment Dates

Commencement Housing Assistants will work from Thursday, May 4 through Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Spring Training: In addition, all CHAs are required to attend Spring Staff Training on Sunday, April 23, 2017 (5:30pm - 7:30pm). Training will cover in-community training, an informal social, and some administrative work. Attendance is MANDATORY.


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A staff position in the residence halls cannot easily be translated into hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. The position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and good understanding of the unpredictable nature of the actual time involved.

CHAs are paid a $500 stipend, as well as provided housing in a room (Raoul Hall) from Thursday, May 4 through Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

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Please submit the following to apply:

Complete applications and resumes must be submitted via email to Elijah Ajayi by 5PM on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Selected applicants will be invited to interview between Monday, March 6 and Friday, March 17, 2017.

Applicants will be notified by Wednesday, March 22, 2017, of their standing in the process.

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Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Elijah Ajayi
Conference Services / Housing Operations
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404.727.0428
Email: elijah.ajayi@emory.edu


Emory University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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